Red Nose Day 2017

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Cinco De Mayo 2017

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9/11 Memorial 5K (2017)

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St. Patrick's Day 2017

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Glasstec 2016 - Dusseldorf, Germany

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Aloha Friday!

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New Tappanzee Bridge

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Cinco de Mayo, NYC Office 2016

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9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk & Community Day (4.24.16)

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Employee Spotlight

Blog Post List

Matthew Grisi 

Thursday, May 04, 2017 7:04:00 PM

Q/A with Matthew Grisi, Field Engineer
Employee of the Month: April 2017

1.If you could vacation anywhere on the planet, where would you go? Australia. I still regret not visiting when I lived in Hawaii and the Great Barrier Reef is the next stop on my scuba diving list. I still need a few more dives before I can finish my instructor qualifications and the Great Barrier Reef is at the top of my diving destination list.

2.What is something about you that would surprise people? Most of my life adventures and experiences would fall under this list, feel free to inquire at your own risk.

3.Describe your perfect Saturday. A Saturday with 12 extra hours.

4.What is something you would like to learn to do? I keep a running tab that would be too long for this answer so I’ll just say operate a HAM radio, I still need a license before I can legally fly my quadcopter in first person view.

5.What do you like best about working at HEA? Being able to jump back and forth between different jobs allows me to see and learn a wide range of equipment and equipment types.

Alexandra Rimler 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 4:36:00 PM

Q/A with Alexandra Rimler, Proposal Coordinator
Employee of the Month: January 2017

1.If you could vacation anywhere on the planet, where would you go? Costa Rica or Iceland.

2.What is something about you that would surprise people? I can lick my elbow.

3.Describe your perfect Saturday. Hiking/exploring during the day followed by a Pearl Jam concert at night.

4.What is something you would like to learn to do? Surf.

5.What do you like best about working at HEA? Our people and our purpose. It's great to work with people that care about our company and producing exceptional final products. I love that there’s a more efficiently operating building at the end of each project, which reduces the footprint on the planet.

Mykhaylo Hroshko, Project Engineer 

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 3:06:00 PM

Q/A with Mykhaylo Hroshko, Project Engineer
Employee of the Month: February 2017

1.If you could vacation anywhere on the planet, where would you go? Peter Island - Located in the British Virgin Islands.

2.What is something about you that would surprise people? Most folks find it surprising that I listen to audio recordings of motivational speakers in my car as a way to improve my people and social skills.

3.Describe your perfect Saturday. The perfect Saturday would require waking up around 4am and driving to the wilderness, setting up a tent by the lake, making BBQ, fishing, and spending quality time with the people I love. 

4.What is something you would like to learn to do? I would like to learn how to hunt using the traditional bow and arrow and crossbow.

5.What do you like best about working at HEA? Working with HEA allows me to improve my engineering knowledge database as well as skill. What I like the most is that I always work with different people and I find it very helpful to try and understand how everyone thinks and operates, I'm on a mission to develop great people and communication skills that will help me anywhere I go. HEA has a great culture of people that always support one another and never put anyone down. These are people who motivate me to continuously improve myself!

Chris Fasano, Project Engineer 

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 5:41:00 PM

Q/A with Chris Fasano, Project Engineer
Employee of the Year 2016

Any favorite quote or line from a movie?

  • “The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that in glory and in triumph they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot. Think of the endless cruelties visited by the inhabitants of one corner of the dot on scarcely distinguishable inhabitants of some other corner of the dot. How frequent their misunderstandings, how eager they are to kill one another, how fervent their hatreds. Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe, are challenged by this point of pale light.” – Carl Sagan “Pale Blue Dot”

Do you have an office nickname? What is it?

  • I’m Maverick
  • John Lutz is “Iceman”
  • Jordan Ridgley is “Goose”
  • Joann is “Charlie”
  • The North Carolina office is TOP GUN!

How do you define success?

  • I consider myself successful when I am able to find happiness within myself, its that simple.

How has HEA helped you in your career development?

  • EXPOSURE. Our involvement and position on projects has allowed me to connect and network with some amazing people within the industry.

What advice do you have for HEA new hires?

  • Your time at HEA will provide many opportunities, TAKE THEM ALL. Always answer the call, you will be amazed where it takes you.

What has been your favorite project at HEA?

  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Nick Rios, Project Coordinator Assistant 

Thursday, December 29, 2016 1:54:00 PM

Q/A with Nick Rios:

1.If you could vacation anywhere on the planet, where would you go? I’d definitely go to Rome, Italy. I’ve always been fascinated with the architecture and engineering that went in to making some of the buildings there.

2.What is something about you that would surprise people? I am a 5th Degree Black Belt in Mixed Martial Arts.

3.Describe your perfect Saturday? Relaxing, listening to music, playing my guitar and spending time with my family.

4.What is something you would like to learn to do? Surfing or snowboarding.

5.What do you like best about working at HEA? The very friendly working environment. Everyone is willing to help each other out. I personally believe that the best way to succeed is working together as a team and HEA has this down pat!  

Robert Golda, Building Enclosure Associate 

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7:30:00 PM

Robert Golda, Building Enclosure Associate has been selected as an Employee of the Month

Q/A with Robert Golda:

1.If you could vacation anywhere on the planet, where would you go? I've always wanted to go to Monaco to watch the Grand Prix in person. 

2.What is something about you that would surprise people? I love 80's pop music. 

3.Describe your perfect Saturday? Getting out of the city and spending time out in the woods with the family. 

4.What is something you would like to learn to do? Fly an airplane. 

5.What do you like best about working at HEA? Working with all of the great people across the organization and receiving endless support from everyone as we continue to grow. 

Amanda Komornik, Executive Assistant 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:41:00 PM

Amanda Komornik, Executive Assistant, has been selected as the Employee of the Month

Q/A with Amanda:

  1. If you could vacation anywhere on the planet, where would you go? South America – specifically, Argentina and Uruguay.
  2. What is something about you that would surprise people? I have lots of surprises up my sleeve – I was an All-League Varsity tennis player in high school, I have attended a Star Trek wedding and (my personal favorite) I met the love of my life when I was 13 years old!
  3. Describe your perfect Saturday? Fall is my favorite time of year so I am really looking forward to the upcoming months. I love to spend time outdoors, specifically with my fiancé, Matt and my dog, Charlie. My perfect Saturday would consist of taking a walk, either around my neighborhood or in Babylon Village. Then it would be off to one of my favorite restaurants in Babylon – Swell Taco! (They are dog friendly by the way) I’d finish my evening at a restaurant called Monsoon with a dirty martini (or two!)
  4. What is something you would like to learn to do? This question correlates to my answer to question 1. I have always been fascinated by the Argentine Tango and would love to learn!
  5. What do you like best about working at HEA? One of my favorite things about working here at HEA is the variety of tasks I work on – each day is different from the next, that keeps me engaged and makes the time fly by!

Johnson Bannerman, Project Engineer 

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:28:00 PM

Johnson Bannerman, Project Engineer, has been selected as the Employee of the Month

  1. If you could vacation anywhere on the planet, where would you go? New Zealand.
  2. What is something about you that would surprise people? I can't float.
  3. Describe your perfect Saturday? Working in my shop, probably building furniture.
  4. What is something you would like to learn to do? Wife and I would like to travel across the county in my 4x4 truck, so would like to continue to learn skills associated with overland travel.
  5. What do you like best about working at HEA? Being able to add value to a project.

Brian Fauver, Project Engineer 

Monday, July 11, 2016 4:50:00 PM

Brian Fauver, Project Engineer, has been selected as the Employee of the Month

Q/A with Brian:
- If you could vacation anywhere on the planet, where would you go? An Alaskan cruise or go to Hawaii.
- What is something about you that would surprise people? Almost 45 and still enjoy playing video games and love electronics.
- Describe your perfect Saturday? Used to be going to watch my oldest daughter play in fast pitch softball tournaments, but now just hanging out with family or watching movies.
- What is something you would like to learn to do? Learn to fly a plane.
- What do you like best about working at HEA? I like being able to travel some and see different parts of the country.